Judy Pancoast Returns for Family Summer Concert

JudyPancoast22011 Grammy nominee Judy Pancoast returns to our concert garden stage this season on Thursday July 27th starting at 6:30pm.  In the event of excessive heart or rain, the concert may move inside to air-conditioned Menino Hall.

Judy is an annual favorite artist with our young library-goers, and will bring her own dance party to our series, with infectious melodies and clever lyrics that please and resonate with all her audiences, young and the young-at-heart!

The summer concert series is sponsored by the Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library, and Judy’s show is also sponsored in part by the Boston Public Library.

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Tony Cibotti Concludes the Summer Concert Series Thursday

2015concert-cibotti2The final concert in the Friends’  summer “garden” series will be held this Thursday, August 25, 6:00pm to 7:30pm.  To counter the earlier setting of the sun as summer draws to a close, our concert will be held indoors in the branch library’s Menino Hall.

Hyde Park’s favorite crooner, Tony Cibotti, will entertain the audience with his wonderful selection of tunes from the Great American Songbook. As he always does for his library performances, Tony is donating his services for the library and the community. Thank you, Tony, for your beautiful gift!

This series is sponsored by the Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library, with support from Hyde Park Main Streets and the Boston Public Library.  Thank you for joining us this summer!

Family Summer Concert with Judy Pancoast

JudyPancoast2We are pleased to have Grammy nominee Judy Pancoast grace our concert garden stage this season on Thursday August 4th starting at 6:30pm.  In the event of excessive heart or rain, the concert may move inside to air-conditioned Menino Hall.

An annual favorite artist with our young library-goers, singer/songwriter Judy will bring her own dance party to our series, with infectious melodies and clever lyrics that please and resonate with all her audiences, young and the young-at-heart!  Celebrating her 20th year entertaining children and adults alike, Judy received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Children’s Album in 2011 for her CD, Weird Things are Everywhere!  The garden concert this week will be hopping and jumping!

The summer concert series is sponsored by the Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library, and Judy’s show is also sponsored in part by Hyde Park Main Streets and the Boston Public Library.

Ron Goldman in Summer Concert in Garden

music1Singer-songwriter Ron Goldman will perform at the next Concert in the Garden Thursday July 28th starting at 6:30pm.  In the event of excessive heart or rain, the concert may move inside to air-conditioned Menino Hall.

Versatile Ron Goldman performs a range of musical styles including Classic Rock, and American Songbook standards.  Children’s music is also a specialty.  As a composer, Ron creates original songs using powerful personal themes that have won awards at local and national contests.  Join us for an entertaining evening!

The summer concert series is sponsored by the Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library, and the Boston Public Library.

Friends Board Meeting, Monday June 1, 2015

The next open board meeting for the Friends of the Hyde Park Branch Library will be held on Monday, June 1, 6:30 p.m.-7:45p.m. in Menino Hall at the library.  Friends members and the general public are invited and welcome to attend.

Upcoming Board Meetings occur monthly on the first Monday at the same times.

A Mini-Book Sale is planned for the Spring as well as a fund-raising event.   Contact us at:  info@friendshplibrary.org, for more information about helping with Friends’ activities.

Broadway Musical on screen Saturday Dec 20

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On Saturday, December 20, 2014, at 2:00pm, the film version of the Tony Award-winning musical, Into the Woods, will be screened in the Hyde Park Branch Library’s Menino Hall.  Hosts Tommey Seggars and Artists-at-Large, Inc., invite you to enjoy Stephen Sondheim’s musical featuring the Broadway cast that includes Bernadette Peters and Joanna Gleason ‘on the big screen and in wide stereo’.

Tony Cibotti in the Garden Tonight

The tenth Summer Concerts in the Garden series concludes tonight, Thursday, August 21, at 6:30 p.m.  Local favorite Tony Cibotti again does the closing honors.

Tony brings his unique take on the Great American Songbook to the garden stage.  His performances are always done as gifts to the library, and the Friends of the Hyde Park Branch and the community are most appreciative of his talent and his generosity.